Tagged: michael gerson


Making Sense of Public Opinion

by E.C. Gach Last winter I was struck by a Jacob Weisberg piece over at Slate. The thrust of the article was the following: all of our political troubles are the result of…well…ourselves! People just...


The day I found common ground with Michael Gerson

It’s not often that I find myself in agreement with Michael Gerson, but I thought there was some truth in his column today.  He starts off quoting Obama: “Part of the reason that our...


Afghanistan’s strategic importance is still up in the air

Michael Gerson is entitled to his belief that the war in Afghanistan is a strategic necessity, but he could probably make the point without thoughtlessly dismissing critics of the war: The strategic importance of...